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A Sonnet To Growing Older

A Sonnet To Growing Older My heart now speaks to me of ageless things Of solitary walks down country lanes Of quilted calico with simpler schemes Unhurried times, a pause, as quiet rain In memory drenched, the budding heart reviews Her nightly liaisons in twilight realms Illusive childlike carousel renews Majestic pensive thoughts and hopeful hymns; With joy rekindles ! Magic carousel It moves round and round in measured beat Bewitching power of music sounds compel The ageless ones to rambunctious retreat ! Unhallowed fruit of age- My heart can sing ! Redeeming time to catch the brass-bound ring

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Date: 6/24/2017 5:54:00 PM
Such beautiful words of acceptance and a kind of peace.
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Date: 6/12/2017 9:38:00 PM
I love sonnets as they are so nicely prescribed and usually written. Yours is quite good. Nice job.
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Date: 5/31/2017 3:21:00 PM
This is wonderful Mario! So nice to meet a kindred spirit! I am faving this beauty! 7 ; ) Aloha, Connie
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